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Fire, Firefighter, and Safety Kids Activities

Preschool and Kindergarten Recipe

Traffic Light Snack
Traffic light snack


Children will use eye/hand coordination to make a fun snack.


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What you need:

Hot dog buns
Pepperoni slices
Yellow cheese
Green cucumber or sliced pickles
Peanut butter/mayonaise: optional
Round cookie cutter
Plastic knife

What you do:

Repeat the following fun rhyme with children before making this snack:

Traffic Lights
Red on top says STOP.
Green below says GO.
Yellow says WAIT even if you're late!

Hot Dog Bun Traffic Light Snack

Provide each child with half of a hot dog bun, a pepperoni circle, a yellow cheese circle (use round cookie cutter), and a green cucumber or pickle circle. Let them spread on peanut butter or mayonnaise if desired. Have children create “traffic lights” on their hot dog bun.


Graham Crackers Traffic Light Snack

Break graham cracker into four pieces and cover with peanut butter. Let children place red, yellow, and green M&Ms in the correct order on the crackers to make traffic lights.

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